Q&A with Artistic Director Charlie Cullen

  • Joe & Co. Barbers Artistic Director Charlie Cullen

How many years have you been hairdressing: 15 years.

What training and experience have you had: I worked for Toni and guy for 15 years. Working from an assistant to and international artistic director. I was also a finalist for mens hairdresser or the year 2018 and worked backstage at London Fashion Week.

Who is your ultimate hair icon: And obvious choice but maybe David Beckham has always reinvented himself with different styles.

Describe your styling/cutting speciality/strength: I love working on men’s hair and particularly have a passion for longer men’s hair. I love looking into music film + fashion as inspiration.

What type of client should come to you and why: To be honest I’m very relaxed but interested in small details in hair.  I have time for clients that like to chat just as much as a client that wants to relax during their appointment.

What type of styling hair product is indispensable: Texture spray.

What’s your favorite professional tool and why: I’m loving working with a  razor at the moment to give soft textured edges.

Best tip you can give someone in looking after their hair: Don’t be afraid to wear your hair natural especially this summer. Good products and a diffuser is quick and easy.

Sum up your personality in a length of a Tweet: Grounded, joker, driven, respectful and chilled.

What is your most treasured item of clothing: My wedding ring.

What is the best thing about working in Soho: The relaxed atmosphere.

What personal interests do you have: I love football. Still play every Sunday although not sure how much longer my legs will last.